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Spike to show the first trailer from next Bethesda game tomorrow

Wednesday, 27 May 2009 19:00 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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Geoff Keighley has tweeted that Bethesda will announce its next game tomorrow night on Spike TV.

A trailer is also expected, so if you get the channel, tune in at 11pm EST. Otherwise wait until Friday when it hits the net.

It’s expected to be the untitled Splash Damage game, which earlier in the month, was reported as being copyrighted as “Brink” with the USPTO.

Tomorrow will reveal all.

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50 Comments

  1. Hunam

    Splash Damage are heroes.

    Can’t wait.

    #1 6 years ago
  2. Gekidami

    Wishful thinking: It might be the next Elder Scroll!

    #2 6 years ago
  3. Hunam

    Don’t say that!!!!

    #3 6 years ago
  4. Stephany Nunneley

    Don’t even say that Gek! Gets me all giggly thinking about one and I can’t concentrate. :-)

    #4 6 years ago
  5. Gekidami

    Well some time ago Bethesda did say that the next Elder Scroll was planned, and right after they’d start on Fallout 4, its not impossible after all.

    #5 6 years ago
  6. Herlock

    I play Quake Wars on PC is so great, cant wait!

    #6 6 years ago
  7. No_PUDding

    Well, take it to somewhere interesting. I know it won’t get more interesting than Morrowind.

    Maybe they should take it to the 5th Era like that one note implied. A Sci-Fi future in Morrowind.

    Or maybe they should do one in Cyrodiil agin, except make it how Cyrodiil actually is.

    #7 6 years ago
  8. fearmonkey

    No_pudding, You crack me up with your anti-oblivion statements…

    “Or maybe they should do one in Cyrodiil agin, except make it how Cyrodiil actually is.”

    I would think Todd Howard would have a better idea of the Elders scrolls world than any of us, since he was involved in most, if not all, the games in it’s history.

    I played Morrowind for like 500 hours, and loved it, but Oblivion felt more real to me, even though it didnt have near the content Morrowind did.

    I heard the next game was going to be based on Skyrim, which I cannot wait to play.

    #8 6 years ago
  9. Gekidami

    I never played Morrowind but wasnt it an island in the game?

    #9 6 years ago
  10. Hunam

    Jah, Vvardenfall IIRC. Morrowind was easily my favourite ES, Oblivion just seems a little generic fantasy.

    #10 6 years ago
  11. No_PUDding

    fearmonkey, Todd Howard has always been in the ‘producer’ seat, more than anything. He never joined in on the oficcial forums, there were clearly quite a few of the devs who were insanely deep into it, but not him. I am sure he does know though, but selling this alien world would be way more difficult.

    I hope now the name is recognisable, that they will make it crazy again. And I hope no Skyrim involvement, yet another boring Imperial controlled province.

    I’d like to hear about the Nerevarine again. Or play as him.

    As I have said many times here, the guy behind the amazingness in the lore is MK. And Daggerfalls PGE, tells you exactly how all the provinces are.

    #11 6 years ago
  12. Hunam

    I’m pretty sure Morrowind did well, ok not Oblivion and Fallout well but it was no slouch despite the utter terrible condition it shipped in.

    #12 6 years ago
  13. Scyrenn

    Daggerfall remake? ^^

    /optimism

    #13 6 years ago
  14. freedoms_stain

    Who says the next Elder Scrolls game has to be set in a single territory, hmmm?

    #14 6 years ago
  15. No_PUDding

    Good point Freedom Stains…

    I reckon it will still be one province… Bethesda don’t need MORE work on their hands unless they release a watered and scaled down Tamriel.

    Yeah Hunam, defintely nowhere near Oblivion numbers, and you’re completely right about the state it released in on both platforms.. It was just a mess.

    #15 6 years ago
  16. Hunam

    I think as Morrowind was pre-world levelling it had a nice charm to it. You start off having to go 10 rounds to hurt a rat and end up making mince meat of gods. You don’t get that satisfaction in oblivion or fallout 3.

    #16 6 years ago
  17. No_PUDding

    Exactly.

    I want that from Demon’s Souls.

    To be fair, actually killing Vivec, is fucking difficult even as an incredible badass. Unless you meant Dagoth Ur, in which case, he’s not really a God anymore.

    I was like an Imperial badass, and a rarity collector. Head Knight of the Imperial Legion, and also Head of House Redoran. So I guess ultimately I wanted to ease some of the political tension. Pretty cool.

    p.s Deja Vu… A tramp just walked by again… Not the same one.

    #17 6 years ago
  18. freedoms_stain

    I bought Morrowind AFTER Oblivion, having heard how awesome it was from peeps like you guys, but I couldn’t get into it as much, too much RPG for me.

    If I have a shield I want to be able to use it based on how fast I can get my finger to the shield button, not based on what my shield or defence stats are.

    #18 6 years ago
  19. No_PUDding

    I expect the non player levelled creatures made t much more difficult to get into.

    I just did it so I eased myself in REALLY easy. That’s why I started with that Imperial guy. Focused on Mercantile and speechcraft, and then a became a badass afterwards.

    But I do have tons of other charcters too, more difficult.

    But I love no fast travel too.

    It’s so exciting to find these places. Especially when you first get the adventuring bug. Suddenly you find as much if the transport from the towns as possible.

    #19 6 years ago
  20. Hunam

    With a few choice buffs Vivec only managed to last about a minute against me.

    I just liked having max jump stat, and surfing across the island :P

    #20 6 years ago
  21. Stephany Nunneley

    Pudding is right. Nothing like going over every corner of the map to see what you can find. It’s fulfilling really.

    With Obilivion,I have logged in 600 or so hours, maybe. Too afraid to look.

    Morrowind? I logged 750 hours last time I checked, and still have not completed the entire thing. I had to stop. Seriously, I did.

    Still, once in a while, I hear it calling my name through the aether…

    /kidding :-D

    #21 6 years ago
  22. Hunam

    600 hours!?

    750 hours!!!!?

    Seek help, quickly.

    #22 6 years ago
  23. No_PUDding

    Oh man, and when that Bosmer falls from the sky near Seyda Neen.

    I LOVED the scrolls you took from his corpse.

    Most epic find I ever had though, was I entered a boring lookign Ancestral Tomb, and there was a lock at the bottom. I had comissioned a ring with the spell open lock of 100 on touch.

    And the lock was 99! Anyway, I went down about 10 flights of slopes (as they don’t use stairs), to find another 99 lock. Used my rign again, and foudn a MASSIVE open cavern, and steps leadign down to the water, where it becomes a maze.

    So again, using my initiative, I had found a levitate ring.. I used that and discovered it was the Burial ground for some guy. There was a Daedric Helm (SOO rare and not levelled) and tons of gems and gold, and another artifact I can’t remember.

    I was amazed. I thnk I am gonna go play it now.

    #23 6 years ago
  24. Hunam

    I sold mine after my decidedly *sane* 80 hour game save got lost in a hard drive fail.

    #24 6 years ago
  25. Patrick Garratt

    Hunam – Whoops.

    #25 6 years ago
  26. No_PUDding

    Had a hard drive failure too. But people like you to think that stuff is more difficult (or impossible) to reclaim than it is.

    A friend of mine works with these people who help forensic investigators get data from hard drives that have been smashed, burned or failed. I ahve a whole spare computer on an 80gb external Harddrive now. With my Morrowind saves.

    #26 6 years ago
  27. deanimate

    hard drive failure? try getdataback and also put the drive in the freezer for at least a few hours.
    saved me a few times that has :)

    #27 6 years ago
  28. Hunam

    Epic whoops, I had a 50 hours Baldur’s Gate 2 and 60 hour Planescape: Torment saves on there too, both a stones throw from the final bosses. That was certainly a bad day to quit anabolic steroids.

    #28 6 years ago
  29. Patrick Garratt

    That would probably make me less than happy.

    #29 6 years ago
  30. Hunam

    Well, back then I was like 16 and I had those IBM drives that became infamous for eating themselves. We did try like hell to get something back, but it was a lost cause.

    Had failes since and I’ve managed to recover the data from them, but this one was utter cunting epic.

    #30 6 years ago
  31. El_MUERkO

    i hope whatever it is they’re doing it on a new engine, i think fallout 3 has pushed the oblivion engine as far as it can go

    #31 6 years ago
  32. Hunam

    My dream is that one day my children’s children will be able to play a Bethesda game and have a diagonal run animation.

    #32 6 years ago
  33. No_PUDding

    El Muerko, I think it’s completely fine.

    Bethesda just don’t want to do the animation. Budget and tiem constraints etc.

    Fallout 3 was smallera dn more linear than Oblivion. Definitely no problems at all.

    #33 6 years ago
  34. Lutz

    If this is TES5 I will personally wet my pants.

    #34 6 years ago
  35. Lutz

    I will also personally wet anyone elses pants too, if they should need such a service.

    #35 6 years ago
  36. Hunam

    There’s no excuse for missing out an integral part of third person presentation 3 times in a row.

    #36 6 years ago
  37. No_PUDding

    Well, I just agve you one. And i am the firsst eprson to moan about it.

    I think Bethesda are shit at the moment.

    #37 6 years ago
  38. Hunam

    I really enjoyed Fallout 3, despite it’s obvious presentation flaws and utter disregard for Fallout canon. Seems like Bethesda do all the really hard stuff and just bodge the basics.

    #38 6 years ago
  39. Patrick Garratt

    As far as I’m aware it’s a new IP. I’m pretty sure this is the Splash Damage game.

    #39 6 years ago
  40. Hunam

    To be honest, I want to send out a giant hug, kiss and ass grope to Bethesda for picking up projects with Splash Damage and Obsidian. Both utterly class developers that love their fans and make games unashamedly for them instead of the mass market.

    #40 6 years ago
  41. No_PUDding

    Ironic, coming from Bethesda.

    Maybe they will chnage their ways too now they ARE in the spotlight, of the hardcore market.

    If so, I don’t mind Oblivion being shit, for that.

    #41 6 years ago
  42. Hunam

    Yeah, I’m not sure how but Bethesda have tapped the ultra hardcore and casual markets in just the right way. I have no idea how they manage to get the sales figures they do with a high fantasty RPG and a virtually unknown to the masses post-nuclear war rpg.

    #42 6 years ago
  43. No_PUDding

    Ill tell you how. The stars were right for them and lots of it, is their own doing.

    Very early in all the consoles life cycles, they port a game from PC, that’s depth cannot be compared to anything developed on the console exclsuively.

    It’s a very scalable engine, with a TON of scalable middlewares.

    It’s massive, and the only RPG out on the consoles, with the most innnoffensive and dull, fantasy
    settings ever.

    Word spreads, and there we have Oblivions success.

    In the HD generation, people realise making a massive RPG is fucking difficult. HD assets or current gen quality assets make things much more difficult to do on a large scale.

    Suddenly Bethesda is the only developer invested in doing that.

    Now people are starting to recognise the Bethesda name.

    #43 6 years ago
  44. wz

    TES: AkaVir. Please.

    #44 6 years ago
  45. No_PUDding

    They aren’t capable of doing stuff in Tamriel. Please don’t give them creative freedom in Akavir, thats such a potentially awesome place. And much cooler as an ‘off-stage’ setting.

    And there are tons of unexplored ‘assumed’ Empires on Nirn.

    Atmora, where the original Imperial/Nords came from.

    Yokuda, where the Redguard came from. And is now inhabited by sload.

    Pyandonea, where the yellow elves came from, or the maomer.

    Akavir is just the most popular in the previus two TES games, becuase both played a huge role in alliance between Akviri and the Imperials.

    Damn… I LOVE this game.

    #45 6 years ago
  46. wz

    I loved MW a lot, I think I read through the bigger part of all the books in that game. Too bad Oblivion was such a let-down, lore wise. (Was there even explained, in the game, how the stuff happening in TES3 spawned the events of TES4? I don’t think so.)

    I still think it could be Akavir. An island with four distinct cultures. The size of Vvardenfell, all carefully designed. No vast empty spaces. Lots of never seen before lore about the whole Akaviri culture and the early times of men and mer. Not happening.

    #46 6 years ago
  47. No_PUDding

    The stuff happening in TeS3 really wasn’t that relative at all. the Oblivion Crisis was of it’s own nature.

    Ald’ruhn was destroyed by it however. And the departure of the Nerevarine to Akavir, is partly to blame.

    But Akavir is like untouched snow. And Bethesda of these days will amke it yellow.

    Who’s there, I know there’s the serpents men, those are what are conventionally called the Akviri. But theres like snow yetis and stuff isn’t there? I can’t remember

    #47 6 years ago
  48. fearmonkey

    No_pudding – You really love Morrowind, and for that i commend you, it was an amazing game, as was the games before it.
    oblivion had its faults, i wasnt a fan of the world leveling along with you, but it was easier for newbies to the series to get into.
    I also wished that they woulnt have made every quest all voice, some text would have been nice, and to make the game
    a bit more like morrowind with the unending amount of quests.
    I had quite a few friends that tried morrowind but couldnt get into it. As was stated above, it was too serious an RPG for them, and I could understand that.
    Oblivion could have been better in alot of ways, but im confident that bethesda will improve rather than degrade the series as you seem to be afraid of.

    #48 6 years ago
  49. No_PUDding

    I don’t really mind the gameplay tweaks in Oblivion to be honest.

    I didn’t like world levelling really, that’s very true.

    But otuside of that it was ALL visual design that I hated. From lore Cyrodiil is a jungle, almost impenetrable. Not a European forest.

    The Imperial City is a MASSIVE city, with many different islands, canals and gondolas. It’s a lot like Venice.

    And for cities like Cheydinhal, well they were ridiculously represented.

    As was the beastiary. And as was the watered down culture.

    #49 6 years ago
  50. Blerk

    Holy fucking shit! Don’t you guys ever go to bed?

    #50 6 years ago

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    Twitch has updated its appeals process concerning videos that have been flagged by the audio ID system. Towards the end of last year, Twitch introduced a new audio recognition system that scans archived streams and automatically mutes the audio whenever copyright music is identified. The system has been in-use ever since and Twitch has today […]

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a day one patch, but it’s not a major one

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will indeed have a day one patch, to make the first-time experience as smooth as possible. Like many modern games, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will have its day one patch. According to the developer however, it wasn’t born out of necessity. Miles Tost, level designer at developer CD Projekt […]

  • CoD: Advanced Warfare owners get free pistol today

    Advanced Warfare developer Sledgehammer Games is adding a new pistol to the game, free to all players. The M1 Irons is a new pistol that comes to Advanced Warfare starting today. The weapon is offered as a thank you gift from the developer. Sledgehammer says the Irons is good at range and packs a punch. […]

  • Fall down the Skullgirls Big Band music video rabbit hole with me

    Skullgirls is a pretty amazing fighting game, but did you know it’s also a passable music creation suite? Earlier today I was idly perusing an episode of PlayStation Underground showing off Skullgirls 2nd Encore, a re-release of the indie fighter packing in loads of new features and coming to PS4 – with full cross-play! – […]

  • The many uses of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood’s pipe weapon

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood adds a sick new weapon to BJ’s arsenal: a pipe. In Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, a pipe is not just a pipe. Not only can you bash nazis with it, you can use it to climb walls, reach hatches, and even break through some walls. Plus? You can dual wield it. […]

  • Mortal Kombat X teaser gives first look at Predator

    Mortal Kombat X’s next celebrity guest was teased during the latest Kast. Today’s Mortal Kombat X Kast was mostly about all about Jason, but also included a very brief nod to Predator. You can watch the full livestream to see the tease in situ if you’re really keen, but IGN shared this convenient edit: There’s […]

  • Rock Band 4 has count-ins, drum fills and vocal harmonies

    Rock Band 4 will more closely emulate the feeling of being a real musician with some neat personalisation touches. For Rock Band 4, Harmonix elected to double down on player ownership of their experience rather than technical precision. To this end, it has implemented a number of cool new features. I am wildly envious of […]

  • Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, Lost Planet 3 developer shuttered

    Spark Unlimited has gone down with all hands. The Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z and Lost Planet 3 developer has been shuttered and all staff laid off. Chief technical officer John Butrovich confirmed the news in a statement issued to IGN. “Spark Unlimited is closing as a video game developer. The ongoing opportunities for smaller mobile […]

  • PS Now subscription available on PlayStation 3 this month, Vita coming soon

    PlayStation Now’s all you can eat service has finally been dated for PS3. Subscriptions to PS Now, Sony’s cloud-based gaming service, will be available on PS3 from May 12 in the US. The all you can eat package will also be made available on select Bravia TVs and Sony Blu-ray players on the same date. […]

  • GTA 5 is even better with a gravity gun

    GTA 5 modders have made a dream come true, adding a gravity gun to your arsenal of mayhem-causing weaponry. GTA 5 isn’t ready for this. It looks like a heck of a lot of fun, but the poor old Los Santos po po can’t deal with the resulting carnage at all. If Rockstar were ever […]

  • “Mod makers should be able to make money from their creations,” says DOOM creator

    DOOM co-creator John Romero has weighed in on the paid mods debate. Paid mods are a hot issue right now. For years, Valve has been enabling content creators to make money from their work on Counter-strike: Global offensive, Dota 2 and Team Fortress 2, but when it partnered with Bethesda to offer the same for […]

  • Watch WRC driver Kevin Abbring smash through a DIRT Rally challenge

    WRC driver Kevin Abbring has been participating in Dirt Rally’s daily events – and kicking ass. Dirt Rally seems to have ticked one of the most difficult to attain boxes of racing development – creating something professional drivers like to play, and which rewards their years of experience. Codemasters published the video below showing Hyundai […]

  • Mortal Kombat X patch to bring PC version up to console standard

    Mortal Kombat X PC will be fixed tomorrow, NetherRealm has promised. The PC version of Mortal Kombat X has come under fire for poor performance, including stuttering frame rate and bugs as plenty. About 45 minutes into a recent Twitch stream, NetherRealm boss Ed Boon said an update will drop tomorrow to address many of […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: all new Crucible maps detailed

    Destiny’s House of Wolves DLC will add four new maps to the Crucible, the game’s competitive multiplayer mode. Let’s take a look at all of them. Alex brings you new footage showing all of the four maps that will drop with House of Wolves. He goes over the layout, landmarks, gameplay styles, and other important […]

  • Custom Xbox One Star Wars controllers look very tempting

    Microsoft is celebrating May 4 by showing off concept designs for Star Wars-themed Xbox One controllers. May 4 is of course Star Wars Day and the controller concepts you’re about to see are just that, concepts. Or at least that’s what they said they are. There are four designs and they don’t look very practical. […]

  • Project Cars launch trailer is an anthology of race cars, set to the beats of Deadmau5

    Project Cars comes out this week and there’s just enough time for one last trailer. Project Cars, Slightly Mad Studios’ ambitious racer that has been in development for ages, is finally coming out this week. The racer received plenty of changes throughout its development based on community feedback and the final product will be in […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront dev reveals planet Sullust

    Sullust, a planet that has not been previously shown, will be featured in one of Star Wars Battlefront’s maps. Star Wars Battlefront developer DICE revealed today that planet Sullust will be one of the game’s locations. The planet was mentioned in the films and other Star Wars works, but was only shown today. DICE posted […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: Tower vendor changes

    House of Wolves will change the inventory of some of Destiny’s vendors and add new roles to others. Here’s everything that has been announced so far. You know that House of Wolves will bring a new social space to the game in the form of The Reef. But did you also know that the good […]

  • Nintendo apologises for Amiibo shortages, will reissue some out-of-stock figures

    Nintendo released a statement today to apologise for fan’s frustrations in finding some Amiibo figures and promised to handle distribution better going forward. Nintendo has been criticised recently for its lack of communication when it comes to new Amiibo figures. Something which has lead fans to not know if certain figures are limited to some […]

  • Halo: MCC “a black eye for us,” Halo 5 won’t suffer the same fate, says franchise director

    The development of Halo: The Master Chief Collection was of an “outrageous complexity,” which was one of the reasons it suffered a horrible launch. None of that will happen with Halo 5: Guardians, according to Frank O’Connor. Frank O’Connor, Halo franchise development director opened up to Xbox Achievements about the difficult task of developing The […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: weapon Reforging explained

    When House of Wolves drops in a couple of weeks, you’ll be able to change the stats of some in-game weapons. This process is called ‘Reforging’. Alex goes over all the details Bungie revealed about the new Reforging system. This covers the materials you need, the weapons that can be reforged and much more. Make […]

  • GTA 5 PC: control the in-game phone with your iPhone using this mod

    GTA 5′s latest mod lets you control the in-game phone with your real-life iPhone. Reddit user Planetleak wanted to see if he would succeed in getting his iPhone to control the phone in GTA 5. He did it and has a video to prove it. It’s not a mod per-se, but it emulates mouse and […]

  • SoulCalibur dev wants to know fans’ favourite characters for “something huge”

    SoulCalibur developers are probably working on a new game, because they’re asking fans to vote on their favourite characters. Project Soul, the longtime developer of the SoulCalibur series is soliciting feedback on fans’ favourite characters. The developer said as much in a post on its Facebook page. “Calling all SoulCalibur Fans! Project Soul would like […]

  • Jason Voorhees doesn’t look out of place in new Mortal Kombat X trailer

    Jason Voorhees comes to Mortal Kombat X starting tomorrow and it’s time to celebrate his arrival. Jason Voorhees, the first DLC character for Mortal Kombat X has been given the trailer treatment. Jason is part of the game’s Kombat Pack, owners of which can start using him tomorrow, May 5. Being an iconic horror character, […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition – Dragonslayer DLC announced, free to all this week

    Dragon Age: Inquisition is getting a multiplayer expansion this week. BioWare has announced that all owners of Dragon Age: Inquisition will receive a new multiplayer expansion, for free. The expansion is called Dragonslayer and it’s centred around fighting dragons, hence the name. Three new playable characters will join the roster as you explore an all-new […]

  • Sonder is still happening, and this is the best news of the week

    Sonder is a really interesting-looking new indie adventure, which I am quite excited to remember exists. We first heard about Sonder in late 2013, when its debut trailer introduced us to a Kamai Media’s ambitious vision. In the intervening months Kamai has been hard at work on its space station management sim slash non-linear narrative […]

  • Twitter axes playable Internet Archive embeds

    The dream has died: Twitter has disabled Internet Archive game embeds. Remember how for a few days you could tweet a link to an a game on the Internet Archive and it was playable direct from that tweet? Well, Twitter has cancelled that. All those tweets now just show links. GamesIndustry suspects it has something […]

  • Lords of the Fallen, Divinity: Original Sin developers will reveal new games at E3 2015

    Lords of the Fallen developer Deck13 and Divinity: Original Sin developer Larian Studios have new projects in the works which will be revealed at E3 2015. Publisher Focus Home Interactive is behind both new games. In a French press release [PDF] spotted by RPG Codex, Focus said it will show off the two unrevealed titles […]

  • Rare game announce expected at E3 2015

    Rare’s new game will be shown off at E3 2015, apparently. Rare hasn’t announced a reveal, and neither has Microsoft, but it looks like the news has slipped out anyway. IGN cites a tweet from Rare creative director Simon Woodroffe in which he says that a new project from Rare designer Gregg Mayles will be […]

  • Batgirl expansion included in $40 Batman: Arkham Knight season pass

    Here’s what you get in the $40 Batman: Arkham Knight season pass. Batman: Arkham Knight’s season pass was announced last week, but apart from the news that it would cost a whopping $40/£33, we didn’t get many details of what it would include. Thankfully, Warner Bros. has since acknowledged the clamour this caused, as players […]

  • Star Wars Day Xbox sale discounts Force Unleashed, Lego games

    Star Wars Day is upon us, and here’s an Xbox sale to mark it. Microsoft is offering discounts on Xbox 360 games to celebrate May 4. From my desk here in Australia the sale is a bit light on content – two Lego games, plus The Force Unleashed and its DLC packs. Your mileage may […]

  • Here’s hoping this tease means we see Mass Effect at E3 2015

    Mass Effect boss Mike Gamble has shared a teaser image, which we’re more than happy to draw speculative conclusions from. The new Mass Effect game in the works at BioWare Edmonton is a mysterious beast. Judging by how long it’s been in development, it feels like we’re about due for a proper reveal, to clear […]

  • Watch almost a whole hour of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood is almost here. Are you ready for old-school shooter action? Wolfenstein: The Old Blood publisher Bethesda livestreamed almost an hour of the Machine Games shooter recently, and has now uploaded the archive to YouTube. Check it out below: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood launches digitally on PC, PS4 and Xbox One on […]

  • Splatoon lacks voice chat to promote a positive online experience

    Nintendo’s multiplayer game Splatoon will not contain a voice chat option in order to “focus on the positive aspects” of online gaming. Speaking in the latest issue of Edge magazine (thanks, GamesRadar), Splatoon co-director Yusuke Amano said personal experience with negativity in online voice chat was one of the main reasons for excluding the feature. […]

  • D4 on PC: differences from Xbox One version, system specs announced

    D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die – Season 1 is coming to PC, and Access Games has provided a list of features different from the Xbox One version. We’ve pulled most of the changes off the game’s website and posted them below, along with the PC specs. D4 on PC Kinect gesture input controls replaced with […]

  • The Megalodon returns to Battlefield 4 with the latest CTE patch

    The Megalodon Easter Egg in Battlefield 4 may have been removed earlier this year from Naval Strike, but it has since resurfaced on the CTE with the latest patch. I’d make a Jaws reference, but it’s been done to death. The shark is shown in the video on the Paracel Storm map which was where […]

  • Survival horror game Kodoku has a new work-in-progress trailer

    Kodoku, the survival horror title from Carnivore Studio, has a new work-in-progress video available, showing you how the game is coming along. Announced for PlayStation 4 and Vita back in 2013, the game is slated for release sometime this year, and tasks the player with avoiding mythical Japanese ghosts using only magic and stealth. Thanks, […]

  • Current HoloLens prototype has noticeably “tighter” FoV compared to January build

    Microsoft’s augmented reality headset HoloLens is still very much in the prototype stage, according to various reports out of the Build Conference. Microsoft hasn’t discussed technical specs with the press yet as nothing is set in stone, but during a hands-on at Build, Ars Technica noticed the prototypes had a “x86 processor, 2GB RAM, 802.11ac […]

  • Silent Hills petition asking Konami to continue development has over 50,000 signatures

    A petition to save the Silent Hills game has been formed by fans in the hopes Konami will change its mind and bring the collaboration with Guillermo del Toro back from the dead. Konami confirmed on Monday the Silent Hill remake from film director Del Toro and Metal Gear’s Hideo Kojima had been cancelled, but […]

  • Attack on Titan has a US release date, title changed in EU over copyright claim

    Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains will be released under a different title in Europe, according to the publisher, and while a release date has been set for North America, the same cannot be said for fans across the pond. According to Atlus, a copyright claim in Europe has forced the company to publish the […]

  • Yooka-Laylee meets final Kickstarter Stretch Goal in less than 24 hours

    The Kickstarter for Playtonic’s Yooka-Laylee sailed beyond its final £1 million ($1.5 million) Stretch Goal overnight, which will allow for a simultaneous release on all announced platforms. Once funded, Yooka-Laylee was slated for release on Linux, Mac, PC, PlayStation 4, Wii U, and Xbox One; however, a simultaneous release on all platforms wasn’t guaranteed unless […]

  • Not a Hero will miss its May 7 release date, but not by much

    Not a Hero will miss its May 7 release date, according to an announcement from Roll7. Not to worry though, it’s only by a week. According to the developer, the delay is due to “having undergone super-secret upgrades to crank shit up to 60fps.” The extra week will provide the additional time needed for tweaking […]

  • Assassin’s Creed, The Crew, Far Cry 4, other Ubisoft titles on sale through the Humble Store

    Ubisoft has put a number of its games on sale through the Humble Store. Franchises Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry are on discount as are single release titles. The list of games on sale are below. For pricing in your region, head over to the Humble Store. Anno 2070 Complete Edition Assassin’s Creed 3 Assassin’s […]

  • Payday 2: Repeater rifle, Peacemaker pistol introduced with The Butcher’s Western Pack

    Overkill Software released the 21st DLC pack for Payday 2 yesterday, titled The Butcher’s Western Pack. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and other digital distribution channels. “For our 21st DLC we go back in time to visit the Wild West and the arsenal it was known for,” said the developers. “With it we’re introducing […]

  • The Yooka-Laylee Kickstarter just launched and has already met its funding goal

    Playtonic Games launched the Kickstarter campaign for Yooka-Laylee at 5pm UK, and in just over 30 minutes it already hit its $270,000 funding goal. You can watch the funding counter continue to roll over through the link. Yooka-Laylee is a 3D platformer where the characters use special moves such as Yooka’s tongue grapple and Laylee’s […]

  • Batch of hi-res Persona 5 screenshots released by PlayStation Japan

    A set of screenshots have been released for Persona 5, and while you’ve seen these before in magazines and on the official website, these are high-res versions. Some will even look familiar to those who watched the first gameplay trailer back in February. The shots were posted over on the PlayStation Japan Persona 5 game […]

  • Is Alien: Isolation getting HTC Vive support?

    Placeholder images for SteamVR icons have been found and it looks like there may be support for Alien: Isolation, so if you enjoy soiling yourself, get psyched! NeoGAF members found a thread on Reddit, where a little rooting around in a Steam directory unearthed the images. The list includes both games and apps, and as […]

  • Xbox Live multiplayer is free this weekend on Xbox 360

    Xbox 360 players in all Xbox Live regions can play multiplayer online for free this weekend. If you are a Silver member, this means you are Golden from May 1-3 and can play multiple games online with your buddies. All you have to do is log-in to Xbox Live.

  • Assassin’s Creed actor Michael Fassbender confirms film production starts September

    The Assassin’s Creed movie will start production this fall, actor Michael Fassbender (Prometheus, 300, X-Men:First Class) as confirmed. Speaking with ComingSoon.net, Fassbender said filming will start in September, which is inline with Ubisoft’s announcement in February. The actor will star in the film alongside Oscar-winning actress Marion Cotillard, both reuniting with their MacBeth director Justin […]

  • Eve Online boss states VR won’t be as big as we think next year

    I don’t think I’m the only one who wants VR to hurry up and manifest into a Sword Art Online-esque reality. Unfortunately, the chief executive officer at the studio behind Eve Online doesn’t think that will be happening any time soon. Talking to Venture Beat, Hilmar Veigar Pétursson touched on his excitement at the prospects […]

  • The Last of Us: Left Behind goes standalone in May on PS3, PS4

    Naughty Dog has announced that The Last of US DLC Left Behind will be released as a standalone experience next month. It can be purchased for both PlayStation 3 and PS4 through the PS Store and a two-hour demo of the Factions multiplayer will also be made available. “The Left Behind standalone game will have […]